Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 50 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,735 4,317 5,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.43% 5.74% 6.79%
As % of the General category 10.98% 10.65% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,780 3,459 4,688
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,003 40,543 41,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.44% 53.94% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26,465 28,390 35,914
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 573 £60,000 - 137
West London -2 206 £55,000 - 95
South London +17 124 £50,000 -11.11% 13
East London +33 87 £55,000 +12.24% 36
North London +3 33 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,340 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,229 (32.90%) Finance
3 900 (24.10%) E-Commerce
4 720 (19.28%) SQL
5 534 (14.30%) JavaScript
6 502 (13.44%) Java
6 502 (13.44%) Microsoft
7 480 (12.85%) Degree
8 451 (12.07%) Marketing
9 440 (11.78%) Project Management
10 393 (10.52%) Scrum
11 392 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
12 389 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 387 (10.36%) HTML
14 381 (10.20%) Analytics
15 376 (10.07%) C#
16 372 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
17 363 (9.72%) .NET
18 360 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 351 (9.40%) SQL Server
20 341 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
21 329 (8.81%) TDD
22 328 (8.78%) CSS
23 324 (8.67%) DevOps
24 317 (8.49%) Banking
25 303 (8.11%) Python
26 298 (7.98%) Microservices
27 292 (7.82%) Software Engineering
28 280 (7.50%) User Experience
29 277 (7.42%) QA

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (2.17%) CMS
2 74 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 74 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 53 (1.42%) SAS
4 50 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 44 (1.18%) Confluence
5 44 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (0.91%) Apache
7 31 (0.83%) Drupal
8 30 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 27 (0.72%) nginx
10 23 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.46%) JBoss
13 16 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (0.40%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.35%) IIS
16 13 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 143 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 29 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 24 (0.64%) InVision
9 19 (0.51%) SPSS
10 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.080%) InDesign
14 2 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.054%) Gephi
14 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.054%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.054%) Stata
14 2 (0.054%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 102 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 90 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 83 (2.22%) Magento
4 74 (1.98%) NetSuite
5 56 (1.50%) SAP Hybris
6 29 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
7 26 (0.70%) SAP Retail
8 18 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (0.43%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 14 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.37%) SAP CAR
11 13 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.35%) SAP Business One
12 12 (0.32%) SAP GRC
12 12 (0.32%) SAP POS DM
13 11 (0.29%) Actimize
14 10 (0.27%) SAP SD
15 9 (0.24%) SAP SCM
16 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 389 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 372 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (4.15%) SaaS
4 118 (3.16%) Office 365
5 85 (2.28%) PaaS
6 77 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 49 (1.31%) Serverless
8 44 (1.18%) IaaS
9 39 (1.04%) GitHub
10 37 (0.99%) Slack
11 35 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (0.83%) G Suite
13 30 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (0.78%) Google Analytics
15 24 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
16 22 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
17 19 (0.51%) npm
18 16 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
19 15 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 15 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.08%) Wireless
2 94 (2.52%) Firewall
3 67 (1.79%) WAN
4 65 (1.74%) LAN
5 44 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 44 (1.18%) Internet
6 42 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (1.12%) Wireless Security
7 41 (1.10%) Unified Communications
8 38 (1.02%) Network Security
9 32 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (0.80%) BIG-IP
10 30 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 29 (0.78%) BGP
12 28 (0.75%) DNS
13 27 (0.72%) OSPF
14 24 (0.64%) IP Telephony
15 21 (0.56%) SAN
15 21 (0.56%) VoIP
16 19 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 233 (6.24%) Big Data
3 157 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 153 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 123 (3.29%) MySQL
6 100 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 94 (2.52%) Power BI
8 91 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 89 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 81 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (2.12%) MongoDB
12 78 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
13 51 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 44 (1.18%) Data Mining
15 43 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 43 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
17 34 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 33 (0.88%) Redis
19 30 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 231 (6.18%) Git (software)
2 173 (4.63%) JIRA
3 130 (3.48%) Selenium
4 125 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 63 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 59 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 57 (1.53%) Subversion
8 54 (1.45%) SpecFlow
9 50 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 43 (1.15%) gulp
10 43 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 37 (0.99%) JMeter
13 36 (0.96%) webpack
14 35 (0.94%) Grunt
15 34 (0.91%) Vagrant
16 33 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 32 (0.86%) Jasmine
17 32 (0.86%) JUnit
17 32 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 1,229 (32.90%) Finance
2 451 (12.07%) Marketing
3 317 (8.49%) Banking
4 239 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 200 (5.35%) Manufacturing
6 168 (4.50%) Advertising
7 95 (2.54%) Games
8 73 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 70 (1.87%) Legal
10 57 (1.53%) Back Office
11 51 (1.37%) Law
12 48 (1.29%) Retail Finance
13 43 (1.15%) Publishing
14 40 (1.07%) Electronics
15 38 (1.02%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.99%) Front Office
17 35 (0.94%) Investment Banking
18 32 (0.86%) Automotive
19 29 (0.78%) German Language
20 28 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 704 (18.85%) Developer
2 607 (16.25%) Analyst
3 313 (8.38%) Architect
4 255 (6.83%) Business Analyst
5 243 (6.51%) Consultant
6 192 (5.14%) Project Manager
7 167 (4.47%) Senior Developer
8 162 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
9 142 (3.80%) .NET Developer
10 124 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 112 (3.00%) Support Analyst
12 95 (2.54%) Administrator
13 87 (2.33%) IT Manager
14 82 (2.20%) Designer
15 81 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
16 78 (2.09%) Junior
17 76 (2.03%) Systems Analyst
18 75 (2.01%) DevOps Engineer
19 74 (1.98%) Technical Architect
20 73 (1.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (10.36%) HTML
2 363 (9.72%) .NET
3 328 (8.78%) CSS
4 266 (7.12%) AngularJS
5 203 (5.44%) React
6 200 (5.35%) Web Services
7 172 (4.61%) REST
8 168 (4.50%) Node.js
9 157 (4.20%) ASP.NET
10 151 (4.04%) RESTful
11 132 (3.53%) Spring
12 130 (3.48%) HTML5
13 120 (3.21%) jQuery
14 113 (3.03%) XML
15 108 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 102 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 86 (2.30%) CSS3
18 84 (2.25%) JSON
19 79 (2.12%) Spring Boot
20 67 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 341 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (7.50%) User Experience
3 156 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
4 154 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 140 (3.75%) Fintech
6 126 (3.37%) FMCG
7 121 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 114 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 99 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
10 79 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 76 (2.03%) Data Centre
12 75 (2.01%) iPad
13 68 (1.82%) EPoS
14 63 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 47 (1.26%) Life Science
16 46 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 41 (1.10%) Virtual Team
18 31 (0.83%) Social Media
19 30 (0.80%) Blog
20 19 (0.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 227 (6.08%) Windows
2 202 (5.41%) Linux
3 94 (2.52%) Android
3 94 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 78 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 64 (1.71%) Unix
6 48 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 46 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 28 (0.75%) Nucleus RTOS
9 24 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 12 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.13%) CentOS
16 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.080%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,340 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 900 (24.10%) E-Commerce
3 440 (11.78%) Project Management
4 393 (10.52%) Scrum
5 392 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
6 381 (10.20%) Analytics
7 360 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 329 (8.81%) TDD
9 324 (8.67%) DevOps
10 298 (7.98%) Microservices
11 292 (7.82%) Software Engineering
12 272 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
12 272 (7.28%) Test Automation
13 240 (6.43%) BDD
14 238 (6.37%) SDLC
15 224 (6.00%) ERP
16 212 (5.68%) ITIL
17 209 (5.60%) Business Analysis
18 194 (5.19%) CRM
19 184 (4.93%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 720 (19.28%) SQL
2 534 (14.30%) JavaScript
3 502 (13.44%) Java
4 376 (10.07%) C#
5 303 (8.11%) Python
6 112 (3.00%) PHP
7 111 (2.97%) C
8 80 (2.14%) R
9 79 (2.12%) Scala
10 75 (2.01%) Ruby
11 71 (1.90%) C++
12 67 (1.79%) Java 8
13 62 (1.66%) PowerShell
14 60 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 59 (1.58%) Go
16 52 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.31%) PL/SQL
18 47 (1.26%) ES6
18 47 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 37 (0.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 480 (12.85%) Degree
2 89 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (1.74%) CCNA
5 45 (1.20%) CCNP
6 42 (1.12%) CISSP
7 40 (1.07%) CCIE
8 38 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 35 (0.94%) PMP
11 32 (0.86%) Master's Degree
12 25 (0.67%) ISEB
13 24 (0.64%) CISM
13 24 (0.64%) PhD
14 23 (0.62%) Security Cleared
15 20 (0.54%) CISA
15 20 (0.54%) SC Cleared
16 18 (0.48%) CREST Certified
17 16 (0.43%) CCIE Data Center
17 16 (0.43%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (7.42%) QA
2 81 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 76 (2.03%) GDPR
4 58 (1.55%) SLA
5 49 (1.31%) PMO
6 33 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.83%) COBIT
8 25 (0.67%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.64%) GCP
10 9 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.16%) GxP
13 5 (0.13%) SEPA
14 3 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.080%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.054%) COSO
15 2 (0.054%) ISO 31000
15 2 (0.054%) PSD2
15 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 199 (5.33%) Docker
2 107 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 94 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.21%) HDFS
7 8 (0.21%) iptables
8 7 (0.19%) KVM
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.19%) Xen
9 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.16%) vSphere
10 5 (0.13%) XenApp
11 4 (0.11%) Cronacle
11 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.080%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 113 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 96 (2.57%) Ansible
3 82 (2.20%) Terraform
4 60 (1.61%) Puppet
5 58 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
6 32 (0.86%) SCCM
7 21 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (0.48%) SCOM
9 12 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.19%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.19%) Salt
13 6 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.16%) Mesos
13 6 (0.16%) Nagios
13 6 (0.16%) Oozie
13 6 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 502 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 268 (7.18%) Oracle
3 231 (6.18%) SAP
4 182 (4.87%) Google
5 135 (3.61%) VMware
6 127 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
7 121 (3.24%) Cisco
8 116 (3.11%) Tableau
9 103 (2.76%) hybris
10 74 (1.98%) Adobe
11 73 (1.95%) IBM
12 72 (1.93%) Dell
12 72 (1.93%) F5
13 62 (1.66%) Demandware
14 57 (1.53%) EMC
15 53 (1.42%) NetApp
16 51 (1.37%) ATG
17 47 (1.26%) Splunk
18 46 (1.23%) HP
19 44 (1.18%) SolarWinds